DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Several North Texas sporting events have been postponed due to the severe winter weather and demand for energy conservation as thousands of people in Texas are still without electricity.
The NBA announced Tuesday, February 16, that the Dallas Mavericks game against the Detroit Pistons was postponed on Wednesday “because the government closed the American Airlines Center due to severe weather
The game is postponed.
The Dallas Stars had postponed their scheduled game on Monday and Tuesday evening against the Nashville Predators.
Monday’s decision was made about an hour before the puck drop at the request of Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson.
The Tulane SMU basketball game scheduled for Wednesday February 17 has also been postponed due to severe winter weather and power outages in the Dallas area.
In Arlington, the start of the State Farm College baseball showdown in 2021 has been postponed one day to February 20 due to current weather conditions in Texas and the southern United States.
The three-day season opening tournament at Globe Life Field, featuring six of the NCAA’s best baseball programs from the Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences, will now take place on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, February 20-22.
The original schedule will be postponed by one day, with Friday games on Saturday, Saturday games on Sunday, and Sunday games on Monday.
“The decision to postpone the start of the State Farm College baseball showdown to Saturday was made in the interests of the safety of the fans and teams,” said Sean Decker, executive vice president of Texas Rangers, Sports & Entertainment. “Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the current dangerous weather conditions. We look forward to safely hosting this first college baseball tournament this weekend. “